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Orthopedic Coding Alert

Wrist:
4 Steps Help You Weather These Complex Wrist Repair Coding Errors

Learn to differentiate tendon codes from nerve codes by studying your anatomy. Hand and wrist surgery operative reports can be overwhelming, particularly when the surgeon performs more than 10 procedures. Here’s the key to keeping your claims in order — Break down the services by site.  Read the following operative note and determine how you would code the service. Summarize [...]